Communications terminal, a system and a method for internet/network telephony

  • US 7,408,915 B2
  • Filed: 02/27/2007
  • Issued: 08/05/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/01/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An electronic portable communications terminal for network telephony comprising:

  • audio means reproducing sound on the basis of a first electrical signal and to record sound resulting in a second electrical signal,converting means converting said second electrical signal into transmission data, representing sound for transmission, in a suitable data format, and to convert received data, representing received sound, in said suitable data format into said first electrical signal,protocol means connected to said converting means and handling and controlling communication of said received and transmission data in accordance with a standardized network protocol, thereby embedding and extracting said transmission and received data, respectively, in/from a data packet format according to said standardized network protocol, andwireless near field communications means connected to said protocol means and receiving/sending said received and transmission data in said data packet format from/to said protocol means, the wireless near field communications means embedding said transmission data in said data packet format received from said protocol means in a WiFi or IEEE 802.11 format and to extract said received data in said data packet format from said WiFi or IEEE 802.11 format, the wireless near field communications means performing wireless near field communication of said received data or said transmission data embedded in said WiFi or IEEE 802.11 format with a connecting unit communicating in said WiFi or IEEE 802.11 format and, the connecting unit establishing a connection to a network according to said standardized network protocol, whereby the resulting data exchanged between the wireless near field communication means and the connecting unit include packets in said data packet format embedded in said WiFi or IEEE 802.11 format.

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